School Library Journal's Best

A Reader for Children's, Young Adult & School Librarians

Author: Lillian N. Gerhardt

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 474

View: 743

A selection of articles published in "School Library Journal," magazine between 1954 and 1995, discussing a variety of issues of importance to children's, young adult, and school librarians.

Social Responsibilities and Libraries

A Library Journal/School Library Journal Selection

Author: Patricia Schuman

Publisher: New York : R. R. Bowker Company

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Category: Librarians

Page: 402

View: 696

Library Journal

Author: Melvil Dewey

Publisher:

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Category: Libraries

Page:

View: 119

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately.

Better Serving Teens through School Library–Public Library Collaborations

Author: Cherie P. Pandora

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 253

View: 412

In this practical guidebook, experienced librarians—a public librarian and a school librarian—share advice and ideas for extending resources, containing costs, and leveraging capabilities between school and public libraries, offering insights and strategies to overcome today's economic challenges. • Offers detailed instructions for initiating a collaborative relationship between public and school libraries • Explains how to navigate tricky political situations that can arise when trying to please two distinct administrative boards • Includes practical advice from both school and public perspectives • Best Practices section offers successful case studies and real-world tested ideas and tips • What We Wish You Knew! sidebars provide examples of challenges encountered and problems to avoid as well as hints for success

Technology and the School Library

A Comprehensive Guide for Media Specialists and Other Educators

Author: Odin L. Jurkowski

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 219

View: 738

Provides an overview of the types of technologies in use in school libraries.

School Library Journal's Best

A Reader for Children's, Young Adult & School Librarians

Author: Lillian N. Gerhardt

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Children's libraries

Page: 474

View: 127

The School Library Manager: Surviving and Thriving, 6th Edition

Author: Blanche Woolls

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 269

View: 193

This sixth edition of Library Unlimited's classic school library management text describes new approaches to management and addresses the realities that school librarians face in today's quickly evolving information-based world. • Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the profession, to seeking a job, and to acting and managing in the role of the school librarian • Newly updated to offer additional insight into the challenges of leadership in changing school environments and specific information for school administration • Addresses and emphasizes the value of school librarians in education and student achievement—information to be shared with school administration in an advocacy appeal • Provides several appendixes of additional information

The Common Core in Grades 4-6

Top Nonfiction Titles from School Library Journal and The Horn Book Magazine

Author: Roger Sutton

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Category: Education

Page: 170

View: 905

The Common Core in Grades 4-6 is the first in a series of comprehensive tools to tap into the vast flow of recently published books for children and teens, offering recommendations of exemplary titles for use in the classroom. Currency meets authority, brought to you by the editors of the highly regarded review sources, School Library Journal and The Horn Book Magazine. This guide includes approximately 200 selections published since 2007 for grades 4-6 recommended by The Horn Book Magazine. The titles are grouped by subject and complemented by School Library Journal’s “Focus On” columns, which spotlight specific topics across the curriculum.

School Library Makerspaces In Action

Author: Heather Moorefield-Lang

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 147

View: 869

Maker learning spaces in schools and public libraries are made real through the narratives of professional librarians around the world, comprising the collaborative activities, experiences, and perspectives of librarians as they have implemented makerspaces for students of all ages. • Provides inspirational examples of successful makerspaces in school and public libraries • Furnishes practical, immediately usable projects, assignments, and curricula • Offers needed examples of how to train maker librarians • Showcases working partnerships between school and public librarians in makerspace endeavors

The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts and Practices, 6th Edition

Concepts and Practices

Author: Marcia A. Mardis

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 330

View: 867

This thorough treatment of collection development will serve school library educators and students as well as practicing school librarians, providing quick access to information that is both immediately useful and helpful as unforeseen situations arise. • Provides a complete guide to collection management for students as well as practitioners • Addresses current educational initiatives and new standards • Introduces key principles of curation such as acquisition, description, organization, promotion, evaluation, and maintenance • Supplies an overview of school funding models and their effects on school library resourcing as well as a discussion on grant writing and federal sources of assistance • Outlines creative strategies for working in a climate of change and uncertainty